1556 – book: The early days of monasticism on Mount Athos by Kirsopp Lake 1909

book the early days of monasticism on Mount Athos - Kirsopp Lake 1909An interesting book about the early history of the Holy Mountain, the complete book is online available here and here is a PDF version: earlydaysofmonas00lakerich

Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946) was teaching Early Christian Literature at the university of Leiden in the Netherlands.

book the early days of monasticism on Mount Athos 1909The book contains texts in English and Greek, and this simple map of the peninsula.

By coincidence I found this French picture from 1909:

Débarquement au Mont Athos 9x6,5cm Voyage 1909kopieLanding on Mount Athos – 1909

Wim, 4/6

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